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An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.

An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.
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Albany, NY

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An inside look at media coverage of current events, with The Times Union's Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and WNYT-Newschannel 13 Anchor Lydia Kulbida.

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English


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The Media Project #1390 - Alan, Rex, Cailin and Ira

1/21/2018
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(Airs 1/21 & 1/22/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Ira and Caitlin talk about a listener letter about whether media corporations can own college newspapers, how the media handled using the word s*#*hole on the air and in print after President Trump uttered...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1389 - Alan, Cailin and Rex

1/14/2018
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(Airs 1/15 & 1/16/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, and Caitlin talk about a study that finds local TV news watching is declining, President Trump calls for tougher libel laws, the Jake Tapper Stephen Miller interview, and much more.

Duration:00:25:00


The Media Project #1388 - Alan, Rex, Judy And Ira

1/7/2018
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(Airs 1/07 & 1/08/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Judy Patrick, Editor of the Daily Gazette , and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Judy and Ira talk about a listener letter about defending good journalism, the President’s treatment of the press, the new book Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff on Donald Trump, Steve Bannon and the...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1387

12/31/2017
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The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Publisher Emeritus of The Daily Freeman Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Cailin and Ira discuss President Donald Trump's war vs. the media one-year in, the role of the editor in the newsroom, sports writing, and balance between the right and the...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1386 - Alan, Rex, Cailin and Stu

12/24/2017
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(Airs 12/24 & 12/25/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor and Communications Consultant Stu Shinske. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex, Cailin and Stu talk about a listener letter suggesting the Media should stop covering stories using gamesmanship,...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1385 - Alan, Judy and Rex

12/17/2017
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(Airs 12/17 & 12/18/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Judy and Rex talk about journalists covering religion, the concept of re-circulation, net neutrality, and much more.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1384 - Alan, Judy and Ira

12/10/2017
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(Airs 12/10 & 12/11/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Ira and Judy talk about the a listener letter on whether sex sells in journalism, is the White House Holiday Party for journalists ethical, a new Pew study on trust in the press, and more.

Duration:00:25:00


The Media Project #1383 - Alan, Cailin and Rex

12/3/2017
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(Airs 12/03 & 12/04) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about the latest sexual harassment allegations against NBC’s Matt Laur and Public Radio’s Garrison Keillor, whether the fact that sex sells newspapers means editors use that to decide what...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1382 - Alan, Cailin and Rex

11/26/2017
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(Airs 11/26 & 11/27/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about accuracy in journalism, the use of sources and FOIL/FOIA requests, and advocacy use and bias in article writing.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1381 - Alan, Cailin and Rex

11/19/2017
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(Airs 11/19 & 11/20/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project , Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for their answers to a listener question last week about whether the media should report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, creating...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1380 - Alan, Rex and Cailin

11/12/2017
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(Airs 11/12/17 & 11/13/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a listener letter scolding the panel for interruptions, should the media report the shooter’s identity in mass shootings, who’s reporting hyper local news, and much more.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1379 - Alan, Rex and Ira

11/5/2017
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(Airs 11/05 & 11/06/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a listener letter wondering whether it’s appropriate for the media to call North Korea a rogue nation, sexual harassment allegations in the media, and the grilling of social media platforms by Congress on the Russian...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1378

10/29/2017
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(Airs 10/29 & 10/30) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor and current Communications Consultant Stu Shinske. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Stu talk about the state of the newspaper industry in the new digital age, a critical listener letter about the media making things up (i.e. The National Enquirer), and much more.

Duration:00:24:59


The Legislative Gazette #1743

10/27/2017
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(10/27/17 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and U.S. Senator Schumer urge the state’s congressional delegation to oppose the federal tax plan that would take away state and local deductions in NY, our political observer will share his thoughts on the financial impact on NY should the tax plan pass, and we’ll take a look at Proposition Three on this November’s ballot.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1377

10/22/2017
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(Airs 10/22 & 10/23/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about how newspapers handle letters to the editor, a new survey shows nearly half of voters are buying Trump's BS about the media, your letters and much more.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1376

10/15/2017
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(Airs 10/15 @ 6 p.m.) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about President Trump’s threats to NBC’s broadcast license and the threat to free speech, whether the media helped Harvey Weinstein lure his prey and smear his accusers, what happened to...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1375

10/8/2017
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(Airs 10/8 & 10/9/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about a listener letter about Anderson Cooper and Rutgers University, accounting for a reporter’s biases, the 2 nd Amendment and a letter about not letting journalists equate it with the right for citizens to own a gun.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1374

10/1/2017
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(Airs 10/1 & 10/2/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Ira talk about whether journalists should call the President racist, Jimmy Kimmel and the politics of late night television, your letters and much more.

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1373

9/24/2017
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(Airs 9/24 & 9/25 ) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Associate Editor of the Albany Times Union Mike Spain. On this week’s Media Project, they talk about whether information overheard during a conversation at a public restaurant is fair game for journalists, the new muscle paragraph, and, in order to avoid media bias, should news...

Duration:00:24:59


The Media Project #1372

9/17/2017
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(Airs 9/17 @ 9/18) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week’s Media Project, Rex, Cailin and Ira talk about whether it’s right for journalists covering a hurricane to stand in harm’s way, how reporter’s actually did their work during the hurricane, Rush Limbaugh claims Irma...

Duration:00:24:59

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